Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Acute or chronic inflammation of the middle ear caused by an imbalance between the pressure of the ambient air and that in the middle ear; compare "aviator's ear").
1930s. From aero- + otitis media.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.